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Merrion Square 250 – Sept 2012

In 1792, the Liffey rose so high that the tidal waters smashed through the riverside defences of Sir John Rogerson’s Quay and gushed so far south that, according to the Dublin Chronicle, the Duke of Leinster ‘sailed over the low ground in the south lotts and landed safely at Merrion Square’. That tale serves as […]
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